Tag: Jewish Community

Two Communities, One Student

A Jewish-American speaks about her experiences with Zionism and anti-Semitism BY MANSUR SHAHEEN, STAFF WRITER The topic of anti-Semitism has been brought back to the forefront of the American political sphere this past month. Between the vandalism of a Jewish…

The Power of Love and Hate

Holocaust memorial event focuses on rising above hate BY SAMI GIBBS STAFF WRITER Mason Hillel hosted the annual memorial Expressions of the Holocaust Nov. 4. This year’s theme was “The Power of Hate and the Power of Love.” The room was…

A Dialogue In Tragedy

Mason’s Jewish Community Responds to Latest Mass Shooting BY OLIVIA VERMANE LONGFORM EDITOR A quiet neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Squirrel Hill, is home to a historically close-knit Jewish community. The fading gray bricks and stained-glass windows of the 153-year-old synagogue welcomed…

Rosh Hash

L’Shanah Tovah (Happy New Year)!

Mason’s Jewish Community Celebrates Rosh Hashanah BY HAILEY BULLIS On Sept. 9 – 11, Mason’s Jewish population will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah, which translates to “head of the year,” is the Jewish new year. Rosh Hashanah  is also the…